Grandtully & Thistlebrig WWR & GB Training Event 15th-19th February 2017.
The training event and subsequent races saw excellent numbers giving our prospective international athletes for 2017 the chance to train on good quality water.
With the week behind us, much was learnt by all that attended, with the coaching team impressed by the commitment of our paddlers.
Thought now should move towards the April and June Selection events, ensuring you are prepared and in good form for what will be a close and competitive event in all classes.
Elements to consider –
- Training volume and event preparation
- Technical rough water refinement and competence
- Equipment/boats – are they up to standard and legal (there will be full boat/equipment scrutiny)
- Registration & race entry
- What events you are looking to prioritise and attend (On ICF web site)
Help and advice can be offered on a bespoke basis through the national coaching team – contact Head Coach Paul Anderson
European Championships – This event will be held at Skopje, Macedonia on 11th – 14th May. The event is a non coach supported event and entry will be on a self funded nature.
Due to the short time scale following April Selection, can Athletes that wish to be considered notify Paul Anderson directly by the end of March for admin purpose. It is only those that are looking towards the Europeans I need an early notification (even if not certain).
A massive well done to all that attended this last week, and the previous national races and training events at the end of 2016. The efforts and results are noted.